Northport, AL
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The crime rate in Northport is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Northport is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Northport is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Northport has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Northport to other communities of similar population, then Northport crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Northport does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Northport does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Northport.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Northport occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Northport; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 255. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Northport's rate for property crime is 37 per one thousand population. This makes Northport a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Northport is one in 27.

Northport Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Northport Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

97

910

1,007

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.92

36.74

40.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Northport 3.92
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 255

in Northport

1 in 212

in Alabama

Northport VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 24,772
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 19 25 52
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.77 1.01 2.10

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Northport 36.74
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Northport

1 in 34

in Alabama

Northport Property CRIMES

Population: 24,772
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 167 715 28
Rate per 1,000 6.74 28.86 1.13

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Northport Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Northport 59
Alabama 15